The sample email cover letter to follow can be
modified to create your own email cover letter, by
following the same format in the sample email cover letter below.
The sample job application letter format to follow can be
modified to create your own job application letter. You should then write a personalized job application letter for each job, company &
person you are applying to. It is in a simple & straight forward
- An email cover letter is your sales pitch to the company you are applying
- An email cover letter is not a summary of your resume and it doesn't
replace a resume.
- The main objective of the email cover letter & resume is to get the
employer interested in calling you for an interview.
- Each email cover letter or job application letter should be tailored for
the position and company you are applying to.
- Check job application closing dates and always apply early.
- An email cover letter should be a brief and simple one page email.
- Use Strong Action
Verbs & phrases to describe yourself, your skills and your
- You can prepare a general email cover letter, which must be edited for
each specific job.
Date: Mon, 10 October 2011
From: Michael Rogers [MRogers@personal
Subject line of email: Application for Sales Manager
Dear Mr. Smith
I am writing to apply for the position of
Sales Manager that was
advertised in today's XYZ.com. Per my enclosed resume,
I have over 10 years of experience in sales.
"In this section of your email cover letter highlight information relevant to the description of
the advertisement of the position that you are applying for. So, show the skills and expertise
that you have that match the description of the job you are applying
I have exceeded sales quotas in all my previous sales
positions. I am confident I am the ideal candidate for the sales manager role at
I am available to meet with you at a time that's
convenient. Please call me or email me to set up a convenient time. I
look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you for your consideration.
Your signature is not needed when sending an email cover letter
or when applying online.
Website (if applicable)
If asked about your salary expectations, we suggest you add in your
email cover letter that your salary expectations are
"negotiable". Be prepared for salary
negotiations, see our salary
The above sample email cover
letter is only
a sample and you should write a personalized email cover letter for each job, company &
person you are applying to.